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Ten of the newest, most high-tech features for your car

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Ten new high-tech features for your car

When consumers go looking for new cars, they'll often say that they're looking for certain things. What kind of gas mileage does it get? What will it cost to maintain? What kind of safety features does it have? Again, that's what consumers will say they're looking for.

In reality, they're looking for a few other things too, things that can hold almost as much sway over the decision-making process as any practical concern. Namely, does it look cool? Would Daniel Craig be seen driving this? And does it come with new, high-tech gadgets worthy of a fictional British superspy?

Karl Brauer, a senior director at the car valuation and analysis company Kelley Blue Book, understands this, and he provided with a list of 10 new high-tech features for cars. They address every part of the driving experience, from road safety to avoiding traffic jams and much, much more.

What are some of the most exciting new high-tech gadgets for your car? Read's list to find out.

By Daniel Bukszpan
Updated 31 Oct. 2013

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